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  • Adonis

         I had a brief, though quite interesting, exchange with a gentleman not long ago. It started with a query concerning Louisa Matilda Ballard Fagan, the Italian born English chess player who scored 2nd in the Ladies' International Chess Co... | Read More

  • Play Magnus App Review

    Review by Christine VanCott Play Magnus is a free chess smartphone app available for Apple iOS (and recently) Android. It includes 99 game levels, training videos, and an interactive tournament feature. The app runs quickly ... | Read More

  • The Romance of Chess

    "After Anderssen's departure, Paul Morphy declared he would play no more even matches, and, certainly, his resolve was justified by the unheard of manner in which he had walked over all opponents."  -Frederick Edge          Althoug... | Read More

  • Pawn Breaks, part 3

    What would you say if it was the last word you were to speak? What would you do if it was the last thing you were to do? What opening would you write about if it was your last opening column you were to write? That was a little too dramatic for a ... | Read More

  • Of Non-Theory and Non-Memorization

    33speedy asked: I was playing in a tournament today with the black pieces. I played the Budapest and my opponent declined it (1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.Nf3). I thought the way I responded was reasonable (3…exd4 4.Nxd4 b6 5.Nc3 Bb7), but when I went ho... | Read More

    • General observations about Rook.

      Towards the end game. It is good play to double your Rooks that is to place them one before the other on the same file thus they sustain each other mutually. It is also good play to get command of an open file that is to place your Rook on the fil... | Read More

      • softpetals
      • | Feb 24, 2015
    • Some observations about Knight.

      Some observations about Knight. A knight always moves from a light square to a dark one and vice versa and if in the end game you are fed up of his repeated checks then if you place your king on the same diagonal on which the knight stands but wi... | Read More

      • softpetals
      • | Feb 23, 2015

      The game of chess and real life have many commonalities. Chess has an "openning game," a "middle game," and an "end game." In real life, we begin "our game" through personal development in our childhood years (openning). In time, we enter adu... | Read More

      • MaxRabbit
      • | Feb 16, 2015
    • ONE MOVE BLUNDERS IN CHESS (Chess lessons with akinov 3.0)

         In this Lesson we look at Blunders and their posible causes , there are games where a player has executed his opening play to come out with a good advantage in the middle game and again transit into a winning end game , but many of those game... | Read More

    • Conquering the Sicilian Defense

      Handling 1...c5 This issue is a issue every chess player face's. The Sicilian defense is  1 of the most popular formidable weapon's against the King pawn opening (1.e4) So lets invest some time here on how to combat this issue. Their are a coup... | Read More

      • | Feb 10, 2015
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